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Jeter’s First Grand Slam (who said he chokes in the clutch!)

Mar 08, 2011 No Comments by

We waited and waited for Derek Jeter, then he finally does it on a Saturday afternoon June 18, 2005 game at the old Yankee Stadium against the NL Cubbies. In the bottom of the 6th with 1 out he hits his 1st Grand Slam. He had been at bat 135 times with the bases loaded […]

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Steinbrenner – Home Opener 1

Mar 01, 2011 17 Comments by

Opening day at Yankee Stadium has been a tradition for my friend and I since High School days, April 9, 1973 was not different. However this opening day would be special, with a group of investors led by George Steinbrenner they bought the Yankees from CBS for 10 million on January 3, 1973, a new […]

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2000 ALDS – Game 3

Feb 19, 2011 No Comments

We sat in the upper nose bleeds, but we were there. The Yankees and the A’s were tied at 1 each going into the 3 game, first home game for the Yankees. The game came down to a pitching duel between Orlando Hernández and Tim Hudson with a save for Mo, his second of series. […]

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Time to take Texas!

Oct 21, 2010 No Comments

A great fall afternoon to watch CC hold Texas Rangers to only 2 runs with 11 hits and stranding 7 runners on the bases over 6 innings. 10 strike outs, no walks by the Yankees staff and the Sandman come in to close it out in the top of 9th. Now for game 6, time […]

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Phillies vs. Giants Game 2 – The Other Roy

Oct 19, 2010 No Comments

Phillies vs. Giants NLCS GAME 2   10/17/2010 Game 2 had Phillie’s other Roy on the mound – Roy Oswalt – coming off a tough outing in Division series we all expected a strong game from Oswalt. And my wife and I were not disappointed – Not only did he pitch 8 strong innings but […]

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Theeeeeee Yankees win!

Oct 10, 2010 No Comments

Great win, a great sweep, they do it again to the Twins. Are Yankees this good or Twins this bad. It was nice night, starting with the elder statemen Yogi’s frist pitch, the young Yankee Hughes on the mound, then Mo one of the core four on the mound to end it. What history, the […]

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